Second-Ranked Stanford Wins Season Opener against Sacramento State
Aug. 31, 2002
Stanford, Ca - James Twellman scored his first two collegiate goals to leadsecond-ranked Stanford to a 5-0 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday night at Harry Maloney Field.
It was the season opener for both teams.
Twellman, a sophomore, scored the game's first goal at 32:22 in the first half, and added a second goal at 75:48.
Mike Wilson added two goals at 44:03 and 51:12 for Stanford.
Stanford's victory was the fifth straight over the Hornets dating back to the 1996 season.
'It was a good start,' said Cardinal head coach Bret Simon. 'Sacramento State kept us on our heels early in the game, and it took a little while to get our rhythm.'
Stanford hosts the Bay Area Classic on Sept. 6-8. Stanford will play eighth-ranked SMU on Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m., and Portland on Sept. 8 at 2:30 p.m.
Sacramento State (0-1) 0 0 = 0
Stanford (1-0) 2 3 = 5
Twellman at 32:22; assist to Abolaji
Wilson at 44:03; assist to Janusz
Wilson at 51:12; assistant to Dunivant
Maliza at 68:20; assistant to Whalen
Twellman at 75:48; assistan to Whalen
Terris (S) 2; Fulton (S) 2
Gibson (Sac St) 1
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